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SUPPORTING EMPLOYEE GOALS 1 Abstract Organizations over recent years have made great progress to align employees to organizational goals. Goal setting for every employee is essential to building a cohesive organizational strategy. The goals are created to elevate the entire organizations’ profitability and success while promoting a unbiassed workplace for all employees. This is a fundamental step towards establishing a fair and motivational performance process to retain and develop employees in the workplace. This paper will address the case study of the (On-Ramps) organization changing business practices to support a high performer in the organization. To address the concerns, specific theories, personal perspective, and organizational alternatives will be incorporated in the conclusion. Keywords: performance goals, goal setting, bias, motivation, and organizational issues
SUPPORTING EMPLOYEE GOALS 2 Introduction The On-Ramps case study highlights the biased behavior displayed by the organizations’ leadership team. Amy Werner worked as a search associate for the company over three years and considered a high performer and a great asset to the company. The major roles in the company were secured by the founding partners who are the decision makers of the organization. The company performs weekly check-ins with the employees and set goals twice a year during the performance review process. Amy was working towards a degree in social work and required more flexibility with her work schedule. The leadership team was willing to bend the rules to

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